Engage. Encourage. Empower.
Mentoring has been proven to improve veterans treatment court outcomes. To achieve this success, it is critical that all mentors, as well as court team members, are trained on the core components of effective mentoring.
Justice For Vets has mentoring resources available to all members of the veterans treatment court team.
ONLINE MENTOR TRAINING
Veteran Mentor Coordinator Training
This course provides a foundational understanding of the role and responsibilities of the mentor coordinator position. This position is vital to the success of the mentoring component as well as the overall veterans treatment court program.
This course offers a deep dive into trauma specific to veterans and provides veterans treatment court personnel with insight into identifying and treating trauma.
Mentor Professional Development
These free modules were developed in partnership with Psycharmor Institute and are designed to provide you with critical fundamentals necessary to be an effective mentor or incorporate mentoring in your veterans treatment court program.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ACCESSING PSYCHARMOR MENTOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES
Complete short registration form
If you already have a PsychArmor account you can use your current username and password to join the group.
Select 'My Learning' from the top banner, then select 'My Dashboard'. All available mentor courses will be listed.
ADDITIONAL MENTOR RESOURCES
In addition to the resources listed below we encourage you to use resources available from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the National Resource Directory.
*New* Mentor Roles and Boundaries: Setting the Conditions for Success
Volunteer veteran mentors have been described as the “secret sauce” of veterans treatment courts. They engage, encourage, and empower their fellow veterans to change their lives, ensuring that together we will "Leave no veteran behind." However, mentors must have a clear understanding of their role and responsibilities, and must establish and maintain appropriate boundaries to enable veteran participants to succeed in the program.